- Sleep apnea
- Daytime sleepiness
- Sleep walking
- Restless leg syndrome
- Sleep-wake schedule disorders
- Nocturnal monclunus
- Nocturnal asthma/COPD
- REM sleep behavior disorders
- Sleep disorders in the elderly
After consultation with a sleep specialist, each patient is diagnosed and appropriate therapy is determined.
As part of the evaluation, a sleep study (polysomnogram), using painless, noninvasive technology, may be performed at the Center during a period of one or two nights.
This procedure simultaneously records heart rate, brain waves, breathing, oxygenation, and eye and leg movement.
While the patient is asleep in an adjoining room, a certified sleep technician monitors data transmitted by the patient via electrodes. The room in which a patient is tested is a comfortable, private hotel-like setting and includes cable TV. Overnight tests are completed by 7 am.
Our sleep laboratory’s state-of-the-art equipment meets all guidelines of appropriate national andregional professional organizations as well as of relevant medical governmental agencies regional professional organizations, as well as of relevant medical governmental agencies.
Treatment for a sleep disorder may include a prescription for a device to aid the patient’s breathing while sleeping, medication, or light therapy as well as neuropsychiatric interventions, including biofeedback. If indicated, referral to or consultation with other specialists may be recommended.